Wine And Age Quotes

Wine And Age Quotes by Evelyn Waugh, C. E. M. Joad, Athenaeus, Thomas More, Samuel Johnson, Graham Greene and many others.

Port is not for the very young, the vain and the active

Port is not for the very young, the vain and the active. It is the comfort of age and the companion of the scholar and the philosopher
Evelyn Waugh
Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
C. E. M. Joad
‘It is very small for its age,’ said Gnathaena.
What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine
Thomas More
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Samuel Johnson
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector.
Graham Greene
The wine in the bottle does not quench thirst.
George Herbert
Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.
Michael Broadbent
A meal without wine is like a day without sun
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, sermons and soda water the day after.
Lord Byron
When the wine is in, the wit is out.
Thomas Becon
I can certainly see that you know your wine. Most of the guests who stay here wouldn’t know the difference between Bordeaux and Claret.
John Cleese
Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Pope John XXIII
There are no standards of taste in wine… Each man’s own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard.
Mark Twain
A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
Clifton Fadiman
A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne.
Dorothy Parker